Daily News: December 4, 2013

GE Antares Capital Appoints Kinlough as Managing Director

GE Antares Capital said Richard Kinlough has joined the company as managing director in Toronto, ON. Kinlough brings more than 20 years of financing experience to a team delivering comprehensive lending solutions to middle-market, private equity-backed companies in Canada.

“We are thrilled to have Richard bring his industry experience and strong ties to the Canadian private equity community to our Canadian sponsor coverage team,” remarked David Brackett, senior managing director of GE Antares Capital.

“Richard is a welcome and highly valuable addition to the GE Capital team in Canada. For more than 25 years, GE Capital has been financing the growth of the Canadian middle market,” noted Katherine Lee, president & CEO of GE Capital, Canada. “We continue to see a promising future in this market, so it’s key that we have experienced people who can really understand the needs of each customer.”

Kinlough joins GE Antares after founding and leading CIT’s Canadian sponsor coverage team. Previously, he was co-president of CCFL Mezzanine Partners, where he invested $370MM of subordinated debt in 25 Canadian middle market companies. Prior to CCFL, he held leadership roles with American Express Bank, Macquarie Bank, NZI Securities Australia and Manufacturers Hanover.